Recipe: Banana Nut Pancakes

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Not just a pudding but a delicious snack or supper dish


  • 2 large bananas, mashed to a puree
  • 3 tbsp. double cream
  • 4 oz. (100g) plain flour
  • 1 oz. (25g) brown sugar
  • 2 oz. (50g) hazelnuts, crushed
  • 1 large egg
  • quarter pint (125ml) milk
  • 2 oz. (50g) lard
  • pinch of salt
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Mix the bananas with the double cream and sugar
    2. Toast the nuts lightly under the grill, turning all the time
    3. Allow to cool then blend in with the banana mixture
    4. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl then make a well in the center and add the egg
    5. Mix to a smooth batter with the milk and gradually whisk in a quarter pint (125ml) cold water
    6. Melt a quarter ounce (7g) knob of lard in a small frying pan and when hot pour in a little of the batter
    7. Cook for about one minute until golden on the bottom then toss and cook for another minute
    8. Repeat this process until you have made seven more pancakes
    9. Fold the pancakes into quarters and spoon some of the banana nut filling into the pockets
    10. Serve immediately

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